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  • What do Bush and Pew have in common?

    November 12, 2013 | 4:02 pm

    I am often asked if Jews for Jesus missionaries are still a problem. Since most people don’t see them handing out religious tracts on street corners and college campuses, the way they did in the 70’s and 80’s, they assume that they are no longer a concern. 

    Nothing could be...

  • Messianic Judaism’s new interfaith push in Beverly Hills

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    August 1, 2012 | 11:48 am

    Since it opened in 2011, the Interfaith Center of Beverly Hills has been sitting mostly empty.

    On the one hand, it occupies a piece of prime real estate on the ground floor of a modern office building on a busy stretch of South Beverly Drive. Actors and agents take meetings at Urth...

  • Santorum accepted paid speaking gig from Messianic Jews

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    March 23, 2012 | 12:35 am

    I doubt Rick Santorum ever had much Jewish support for his GOP presidential bid. (Despite what you may have heard, Republican Jews do exist.) Santorum is just way too much of a social conservative for even Republican Jews. But whatever Jewish support Santorum had, he’s sure to lose...

  • Do Messianic Jewish prisoners deserve kosher meals?

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    July 21, 2008 | 4:40 pm

    Of course they do. If eating kosher is an important observance for them, and it is for some, they should be permitted kosher meals. It doesn’t matter that they are, in fact, Christians.

    Ohio prisons, however, disagree. I wonder if the fact that non-kosher meals cost $0.95 while...

  • Messianic truth in advertising

    June 26, 2008 | 11:31 am

    The growth of the Jews for Jesus and messianic movements in Israel, especially during Israel's 60th anniversary, is unprecedented and an outcome of unrestrained relationships with fundamentalist Christians.

    There are more than 15,000 messianic Jews residing in Israel and more than...